I love knitting.
I love it even more when it’s seamless, with interesting detail or two, or a twist, something you wouldn’t expect. I’m a mostly self-taught knitter, who loves experimenting.
In my previous life (before my daughter was born in 2008), I was a teacher. However, after 13 years of teaching English as a second/ foreign language, I knew this wasn’t for me any more (better late than never…). I went to study Foundation in Art and Design at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in London, and realised I could use some of the skills I learned there to design knits. And I never looked back.
I’m helped by two very important people. The first one is my partner Amechi, who’s been supporting me ever since I wrote my first pattern in 2010, and who very patiently tolerates my ever-expanding collection of yarn. The second one is our daughter Monika, nearly 6 - my inspiration, my model and my Big Girl Fashion Adviser who tells me whether or not my designs for young ladies are any good.
We are expecting an addition to our family soon, so I might add some knits for little boys to my collection soon.